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Ralph Wien Meml Airport

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Kotzebue Weather (°F)

PAOT (0.2 NM at True Heading of 288)
METAR: PAOT 151953Z 07005KT 10SM CLR M04/M08 A2975 RMK AO2 SLP076 T10391078
TAF: PAOT 151733Z 1518/1618 05005KT P6SM FEW040 OVC060 FM152000 09004KT P6SM SCT040 BKN100

Location

Latitude: 
66-53-05.3000N (66.884806)
Longitude: 
162-35-53.3000W (-162.598139)
Elevation: 
15.4 feet MSL (5 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
10 E (as of October 2021 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. S of Kotzebue, Alaska
Found On: 
Nome Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
ALVIN WERNEKE
BOX 55
KOTZEBUE, AK 99752
907-442-3147
ALASKA DOT&PF NORTHERN REGION
2301 PEGER RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99701
907-451-5250

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Activation Date: 
09/1947
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
ALL/WED-MON/0600-2000
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
1015 feet (309 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
OTZ
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No
Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting: 
Class I
ARFF Index: B
Air Carrier Service: Scheduled
Certification Date: 04/2005

Based Aircraft

Single Engine:  37
Multi Engine:  6

Annual Operations (as of 12/01/2014)

Total Operations:  60000
Commercial:  2000 3.3%
Air Taxi:  20000 33.3%
GA Local:  7000 11.7%
GA Itinerant:  30000 50.0%
Military Aircraft:  1000 1.7%

Communications

CTAF:  123.600
Unicom:  122.800
Approach:  ANCHORAGE ARTCC
Departure:  ANCHORAGE ARTCC
ATIS:  Hrs: 24
ASOS:  135.45 (907-442-2279)
AFIS:  135.45

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 119.2/263.0 (KOTZEBUE RCAG).
  • OTZ AFIS ON FREQUENCY 135.45.
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 907

Business Name Frequency Phone Fuel Grade
Crowley Marine Services
  
442-3211, after hours call 442-3392 100LL, Jet
Yute Air Alaska, Inc.
   Website           Email
442-3330 100LL
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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  Y
FSS Name (ID):  Kotzebue(OTZ) Fairbanks (FAI)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-800-478-7460 1-866-248-6516

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 10/07/21 to 0901Z 11/04/21.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP ILS OR LOC RWY 09 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 09 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 27 AK-1
IAP VOR RWY 09 AK-1
IAP VOR RWY 27 AK-1
MIN ALTERNATE MINIMUMS AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near OTZ

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

List ALL PAOT NOTAMs

NOTAM Radius Search

NOTAMS within

Enter NOTAM radius search distance

This field is required
NM of PAOT

NOTAM Flight Path Search (Enter from two to five locations below)

NOTAMS within

Enter NOTAM radius search distance

This field is required
NM of PAOT

Remarks

A110-11 NUMEROUS WIND TURBINE TWRS 395 FT (330 AGL) APRXY 3.5 MILES SE OF THE ARPT.
A110-12 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTP://AVCAMS.FAA.GOV
A110-13 UNCONTROLLED VEHICLE ACCESS TO RWY 18/36.
A110-16 ARPT MAINT DTY HRS 0700-2000 DAILY
A110-17 NO LOCKED WHEEL TURNS ON RWY 9/27 SURFACE.
A110-18 RAVENS INVOF ARPT YEAR ROUND.
A110-19 TRANSIENT ACFT PARKING LOCATED ON WEST SIDE OF TWY F.
A110-20 TSA REGULATED AIRPORT. SEE 49 CFR 1542. ALL GATES AND DOORS MUST BE SECURED AT ALL TIMES. TRANSIENT OR UNFAMILIAR PILOTS CONTACT AIRPORT MANAGER WITH QUESTIONS
A110-3 SNOW REMOVAL, WILDLIFE CONTROL, COND REPORTING, AND OTHER AIRFIELD MAINT SERVICES ONLY AVBL AND VALID DURG ARPT MAINT DTY HRS. CTC ARPT MGMT FOR ANY AFT-HRS REQ FOR AIRFIELD SERVICES.
A110-4 RWY 18/36 ACFT OPERATIONS GREATER THAN 49 FT WINGSPAN APPROVED WITH PPR FROM AMGR.
A110-5 PARKING AREA NOT LGTD.
A110-7 TWYS AND RAMPS HAVE NUMEROUS DIPS AND ROUGH SURFACES.
A110-8 ARPT SAND LARGER GRADATION THAN FAA RECOMMENDED/SEE AC150/5200-30.
A26 CLSD TO AIR CARRIER OPS WITH MORE THAN 30 PASSENGER SEATS EXCEPT PPR IN WRITING TO ARPT MGR, BOX 55, KOTZEBUE, AK. 99752.
A30-18/36 NOT AVBL FOR SCHEDULED OR UNSCHEDULED ACR OPNS WITH MORE THAN 30 PSGR SEATS.
A40-09/27 & 18/36 LGTS EXTEND 30 INCHES ABOVE GND.
A58-09 ROAD 430 FROM THLD. VEHICLE HEIGHT LIMITED TO 13 FT.
A81-APT HIRL RWY 09/27 & MIRL RWY 18/36 OPER 0700-0000 OTR HRS ACTVT - CTAF. ACTVT REILS RWY 09 & 27 - CTAF. PAPI RWY 09, 27 OPR CONTINUOUSLY.
E111 REVIEW OF ROAD LOCATION /PENDING.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 09/27
18/36
Longest Runway: 09/27 is 6300 ft (1920 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach: 09

OTZ Airport Runway Details

Runway 09/27  6300 ft x 150 ft (1920 m x 46 m)
Runway Length Source:  FAA as of 12/08/2014
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - Saw-cut or plastic grooved
Runway Pavement Class:  91 /F/B/X/T
Runway Edge Lights:  High Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear:  100.0
Dual Wheel Landing Gear:  128.0
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear:  240.0
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 09

Runway 27

Elevation: 
12.8 15.4
Latitude: 
66-53-22.3725N 66-53-09.6989N
Longitude: 
162-36-38.5602W 162-34-04.1377W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
102 282
ILS Type: 
ILS/DME
Glide Path Angle: 
3.0 degrees 3.3 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Precision Instrument Nonprecision Instrument
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
ROAD HILL
Object Height: 
15 38
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
30 800
Object Centerline Offset: 
0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Right Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Touchdown Rollout
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
43 46
Threshold Elevation: 
13.1
Displaced Threshold: 
400
Threshold Latitude: 
66-53-21.5688N

Threshold Longitude: 

162-36-28.7511W
Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
6300 5900
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
6300 5900
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
6300 5900
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 
5900 5900

Runway 18/36  3876 ft x 90 ft (1181 m x 27 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 08/22/2011
Surface:  Asphalt - Good condition - No special surface treatment
Runway Pavement Class: 
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway Weight Bearing Capacity (in thousands of pounds) 
Single Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 
Dual Dual Tandem Wheel Landing Gear: 

Runway 18

Runway 36

Elevation: 
11.2 10.8
Latitude: 
66-53-06.3839N 66-52-29.3680N
Longitude: 
162-36-33.5659W 162-36-56.8918W
True Magnetic Hdg.: 
194 014
ILS Type: 
Glide Path Angle: 
0.0 degrees 0.0 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
Runway Markings Condition:
Arresting Device: 
Object at End: 
ROAD
Object Height: 
15 15
Object Marked/Lighted?: 
Distance from End: 
400
Object Centerline Offset: 
0 ft. left and right of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
Runway Visual Range (RVR): 
Approach Light System: 
REIL: 
Touchdown Lights: 
Centerline Lights: 
Threshold Crossing Height: 
Threshold Elevation: 
Displaced Threshold: 
Threshold Latitude: 

Threshold Longitude: 

Declared Distances
Take Off Run Avbl. (TORA): 
Take Off Distance Avbl. (TODA): 
Actual Stop Dist. Avbl. (ASDA): 
Landing Dist. Avbl. (LDA): 

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Minor
Powerplant Repair: 
Minor
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100, Jet A
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars available

Maps & Diagrams

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